Associate professor Alan Abrahamson is an award-winning sportswriter, best-selling author and in-demand television analyst.
Since 2010, Alan has run his own website, 3 Wire Sports, widely regarded as the world’s best source of information about the sports, politics, business and culture of the Olympic movement. From 2006-10, he served as chief columnist at NBCOlympics.com. Before that, he spent 17 years as a staff writer at the Los Angeles Times.
The 2016 Rio Games marked his ninth Olympics.
Alan co-wrote Michael Phelps’ and Apolo Ohno’s books; both are New York Times’ best-sellers.
As columnist for NBCOlympics.com, Alan is the winner of three Sports Emmys (2016, 2014 and 2008 Games). Other winning honors include: AP Sports Editors’ award for enterprise reporting; National Headliner Award for sports writing; international aquatics federation’s first-ever World Journalist Award; Track and Field Writers of America’s award for excellence in online journalism.
For more, see www.3wiresports.com/about
JOUR 571 21st Century Sports Storytelling
JOUR 574 Sports and Society
JOUR 350 Introduction to Sports Media